MIAMI MAN, (Felix Vargas, 39), CLAIMS $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE FROM THE $10 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT SCRATCH-OFF GAME

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1922

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Felix Vargas, 39, of Miami, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $10 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,430,000.00.

Vargas purchased his winning ticket from Speedway, located at 15260 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $10 game, MONOPOLY JACKPOT launched in July 2018 and offers more than $176 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.44.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.

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